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Fort Hays-Fort Dodge Road


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Fort Hays-Fort Dodge Road The Fort Hays-Fort Dodge Road is an interesting trail crossing the eastern part of Hodgeman County. The road was used to haul freight from the rail head to connect to the Santa Fe Trail, Fort Dodge and the New Mexico. The Duncan's Crossing marker is found on the Pawnee Creek seven miles north and three miles east of Hanston. The original "cut" in the creek bank is visible today. Other ruts are visible three and one-half miles west of Hanston on US 156 just to the north. The Warner Ranch Sawlog Marker is located along the county line eleven miles south of Jetmore on US 283 and one and one-half miles east.


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Sawlog Mural

The 'point of rocks'

Jetmore, KS Arts

Hodgeman State Lake & Wildlife Area

Hodgeman State Lake & Wildlife Area is located 4 miles east of Jetmore on Highway 156, then 2 miles south. The State Lake measures 87 acres, which are periodically dry. When water is present the lake is stocked. The Wildlife Area encompasses 254

Jetmore, KS Recreation

Jetmore City Lake

Jetmore City Lake, three miles west and one and one-half south of Jetmore, is located on Spring Creek. The lake is popular for camping, fishing, bird watching, boating, water skiing, beach volleyball, swimming and hiking. Rolling grassland surrounds the area with the bluffs in the background.

Jetmore, KS Recreation

Haun Museum

The Haun Museum is located in the first house on the townsite of Jetmore. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it was built in 1879, by T.S. Haun, the founder of Jetmore, then called Buckner. Mr. Haun edited the first newspaper in Jetmore, The Buckner Independent

Jetmore, KS Museums

Jetmore Motorplex Inc.

Bombers, Cruisers, Modifieds, Sprint, Super Stocks, Go-Karts, Midgets, Flat Track Motorcycles - NCRA, KORR, SMRS/RMMRA, ASCS 360, TORA LM - National Championships

Jetmore, KS Car Races

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